GERMAN WW2 FINLAND SUOMI PETSAMO ARMY ENAMELED PIN

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  • Item Category: Militaria & Weapons
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jan 11, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House

Original Finland enamled WW2 pre 1945 insigna. Is made of silver. Diameter 20 mm. " ROVANIMIE PETSAMO SALLA" Have no idea what this means Quaranteed pre 1945!!

I get frequently questions on a professional level, I tell you how I have obtained it: I work for over 15 years in a textile recycling company in the Netherlands. We sort out over 150.000 kilograms of collected and used clothing every week. It is a middle big company which employs 30 persons. The clothing we are sorting comes from the Red-cross, Salvation Army and Churches. 90% of our clothing is imported from Germany . These clothing comes from house to house collecting all over Germany (they do that at a 2 month base over A couple of years ago I noticed at ebay that military uniforms and special WW2, are valuable. So when I find things, witch I believe are WW2 ore just interesting for collectors I will list them at ebay. (see my other auctions) I have a lot of know-how about clothing (for example late German WW2 woollen clothing has a lot of celluloid in it ore even wood woven trough it. You cannot see this, only feel it, smell it and see it at the mothing, because they eat the wool and left over the wood and celluloid) Off course when t are dating stamps etc. it is obvious. Almost all German WW2 clothing that I find has the insignia removed, by the former owner
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